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Boyce Park is a 1,096-acre (4.44 km2) county park lying mostly in the Borough of Plum, in eastern Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a part of the county's 12,000-acre (49 km2) network of nine distinct parks. Its southernmost reaches (south of Old Frankstown Road) also extend into neighboring Monroeville.

Established in 1963, it is named for William D. Boyce, the founder of the Boy Scouts of America who was born in the area. It is sited 15 miles (24 km) east of downtown Pittsburgh. It is the only park in the county for downhill skiing, with ski lifts and a lodge. It also offers a wave pool, tennis courts, ball fields, a nature center, greenhouse, arboretum and trails. The source of Plum Creek is in the northwest section of the park.[1]


  • Smith, Helene and George Swetnam (1991). A Guidebook to Historic Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 0-8229-5424-9. 


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Coordinates: 40°27′56″N 79°44′43″W / 40.46556°N 79.74528°W / 40.46556; -79.74528

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Charlotte Observer
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0700

A number of the projects planned for April 19 were outside, including sprucing up the Greenway Park Elementary School grounds and working in Boyce Park near Sardis Road. But the rain held off until the last mulch was shoveled, and the overcast morning ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:47:47 -0800

Boyce Park's snowtubing area will be closed Wednesday while crews film scenes from an upcoming TV movie, tentatively titled "Let It Snow." The ski slopes will be open and operating on a normal schedule, and the snowtubing area will resume normal hours ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:01:37 -0800

Boyce Park's inaugural SnowFest celebration this weekend has something for everyone, including mascot races, a cardboard sled derby and the Mini-Junior Olympics Ski & Snowboard Races. “We've scheduled three days of [on- and off-snow] winter fun for ...


Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:10:13 -0700

Troopers on patrol in Dover, Dutchess County approached a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis to check the driver since Boyce Park was closed at the time, New York State Police said in a release. Troopers seized a loaded a Springfield 9 mm semi-automatic ...
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:39:11 -0800

Boyce Park's snowy locale will serve as a location in a new movie filming in Pittsburgh called "Let It Snow." The Allegheny County Council is slated to vote Feb. 17 on a bill to use County-owned property at the park for the filming of the CBS Films Inc ...
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 18:02:52 -0800

If they don't have that opportunity, we don't see nearly as much,” said Gaines, who visited Kids Winter Safety Weekend events Saturday at the Boyce Park ski slopes in Plum. The events, including an afternoon giveaway of free ski helmets, encourage ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:08:54 -0800

“The 2013-14 ski season was the most successful ever at Boyce Park, and we've made a number of improvements to ensure the 2014-15 season is even bigger and better,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. “Among the enhancements are ...
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:05:40 -0800

Boyce Park Ski Patrol members are required to pass an Outdoor Emergency Care course that provides first aid and emergency medical technician training. They must demonstrate skiing and snow tubing skills. One perk is they can ski any time for free.

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